Nokia will collaborate with HMD Global using Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) to enable seamless global IoT connectivity for HMD’s IoT solution for enterprises. HMD Connect Pro provides the essential connectivity to any devices allowing businesses to remotely monitor and manage their connected assets. Logistics companies, healthcare distributors, energy providers and any other industries can gain clear visibility of thousands of their mobile assets over a single management platform with the ability to activate or deactivate SIM cards remotely.
According to recent market research, 40% of IoT services are either global or regional in nature. 98% of cars sold in Europe were built by 15 auto OEMs which are all global in nature. Top 15 consumer appliance companies account for 80% of global market share. All these companies operate their assets across multiple parts of the globe.
Using the Nokia WING technology agnostic IoT Connectivity Enablement as a Service, HMD Global will be able to deliver seamless connectivity across the globe. The pre-integrated infrastructure will enable HMD Global to enter new markets with limited risk and complexity whilst being regulatory compliant. The HMD Connect Pro service will use multi-operator SIMs within enterprise devices to attach to the best available network, and transmit data using the nearest Nokia Core node. This will ensure the lowest latency connectivity for real-time monitoring and a consistent level of service.
Commenting on the partnership, Ankur Bhan, head of network function as a service at Nokia, said, “Working with HMD Global we will provide a superior worldwide IoT network presence for a consistent level of customer support. The HMD Pro service will leverage an ever-growing connectivity ecosystem. Nokia WING provides a borderless connected world for IoT to reduce complexity for enterprises and allowing them the highest level of control over their assets wherever they are.”
Consistent service experience is guaranteed by the Nokia WING IoT Command Center which operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Janne Lehtosalo, vice president of services, HMD Global, said, “We are pleased to leverage Nokia WING connectivity for our HMD Connect Pro service. We know that businesses want to simplify the way they manage and connect their mobile assets. Using Nokia WING, we can quickly get our customers up and running by leveraging IoT in the most effective and cost-efficient way.”